HINSON WILLIAM T

William T. Hinson was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/14/2019 at the age of 76.5
Fairfield, CA
Date of Birth 10/08/1942
Served in the U.S. Navy
This information was provided by Sammie Williams - obit

More detail on this person: William T. Hinson, 76, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2019, after a long illness. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Phyllis Hinson. They were happily married and devoted to each other for over 47 years. A native New Yorker, Bill graduated from Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, with a B.S. degree in Business Management. After graduation from college, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Naval Air Force, earned a commission in Aviation Officer Candidate School at Pensacola, Florida, and was designated a Naval Aviator. He later served in Helicopter Support Squadron Four, Lakehurst, New Jersey, and as Aircraft Commander on several long-term independent deployments. He then served as a Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Naval Air Facility, El Centro, California. After an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, Bill and Phyllis stayed in California permanently. He was employed by the State of California, Employment Development Department. Throughout his career, he was promoted to higher level positions. He retired as manager of the EDD, Vallejo office with over 25 years of service. Bill enjoyed water skiing, snow skiing, tennis, bocce and bridge. After retiring, Bill and Phyllis spent their time traveling on various river cruises through Asia and Europe. Surviving are his brother, Richard Hinson and his wife, Kathleen; two sisters, Janice Jaeger and her husband, Mark and Nancy Dubiel and her husband, Stanley; and nephew, Scott Hinson and his wife, Jennifer. A memorial service for family and friends will be held in June aboard the Neptune Society's ship, the Naiad, Pier 39, Gate J, 2350 Stockton St., San Francisco. If you would like more information about the memorial, you can email Bill's niece, Christina, at sardella_star@yahoo.com. Published in the Daily Reporter, Fairfield, CA, on May 10, 2019

Burial information: cremated

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Date posted on this site: 08/05/2019


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